Iron County narcotics suspects return to court

CRYSTAL FALLS — Four people arrested last year for their involvement in the delivery and manufacture of various narcotics returned to court today.

Tyler Christensen, 27, Justin Gollakner, 26, Corey Knepp, 28, and Andrea LaFountain, 19, were in Iron County Trial Court for pretrial conferences.

The four were arrested in early December last year following a months-long series of Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team investigations. The four will now have supplementary pretrials before they face a jury.

Christensen and LaFountain will appear on February 17th and Gollakner’s pretrial will occur on March 2nd. All three will have their jury trial March 24th.

Knepp has a pretrial set for February 2nd.

23-year-old Dijon Carter was also arrested as part of the investigation. He has a pretrial scheduled for February 2nd with a jury trial to follow on the 24th.